Barbara P Ferrer is a woman of many talents. As a devoted mother, skilled makeup artist, and entrepreneur, she brings joy to every room she enters. With a deep faith in Jesus and a passion for women in business, Barbara strives to encourage others to embrace their true potential.
With years of experience as a celebrity makeup artist, Barbara has worked with high-profile clients in the entertainment industry. However, her true calling goes beyond the glitz and glamour. She sees her craft as a means to boost women’s confidence and enhance their natural beauty, ultimately impacting their self-esteem. Barbara explains, “I developed a deep passion for my craft that led me to a successful career when I discovered the ability to add confidence and enhance natural beauty, which ultimately leads to impacting self-esteem in others. It is truly a priceless feeling and incredibly rewarding.”
Barbara’s favorite quote, although seemingly cliché, holds a significant meaning: “Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” She finds joy in adding value to people’s lives through her craft and cherishes the intimate moments shared with her clients. Her work goes beyond makeup application; it becomes an opportunity to empower and inspire others.
Throughout her journey, Barbara has learned valuable lessons about business and personal growth. She emphasizes the importance of building strong relationships and staying adaptable. “Relationships are important because they lead to credibility and trust, which then can bring you collaborations and partnerships,” she explains. Barbara’s ability to adapt and embrace the ever-evolving world of business has been crucial to her success.
Reflecting on her journey, Barbara shares advice she would give her younger self. “There is no such thing as failure, and you don’t have to wait for things to be perfect to start,” she says. Barbara encourages others to stay true to themselves, understand their strengths, and focus on excelling in those areas. Her ultimate goal is to inspire others through vision and purpose. Barbara’s latest venture is the development of her boutique PR firm, where she plans to utilize her influence and trusted advice to help companies and business owners further expand their brands. She shares, “Throughout the years, I have realized that my influence and recommendations are respected and trusted.” She adds, “[That] has allowed me to become the bridge between companies and new business opportunities. It’s time to hone in on this great new venture.”
Barbara Ferrer’s journey is a testament to the power of faith, passion, and the desire to empower others. Through her work as a makeup artist, entrepreneur, and now a PR firm owner, Barbara continues to make a positive impact on the lives of those she encounters. As she embraces new opportunities, she remains committed to her core values and the belief that beauty and faith can change the world.
This article feature is from our annual special edition issue, the L.A. STYLE Magazine Most Influential of 2023.